Project Loon by Google: What’s inside the Loon antenna?

In June, Google announced their moonshot Project Loon: High-altitude balloon-powered Internet access. Since then, I haven’t heard much. However, they were quite active on Youtube, where they explain technical details (Wind Data, Casing, Steering, stable Internet connection etc). The last video focuses on the question: What’s inside the Loon antenna?

Cyrus, Loon’s Network Engineering Lead, takes us inside the Loon antenna and describes some of the unique design considerations of balloon-based antenna systems. 

[via engadget] [Project Loon on G+] [Youtube Channel]

Internet* for all!

*targeted marketing